Thrift shops are fabulous for a plethora of reasons: the frugality, the eco-friendly nature, the unique pieces to be found within a […]
I have to remind myself of this quote so often.
“I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it.” ― Vincent Van Gogh This quote […]
Parents are stressed. Teachers are stressed. I know because I am a parent and a teacher. I have also learned that if I find […]
This poem was written during my high school days when I was in my third depression, and when I found what an incredible healing tool writing could be. (Woab! I just had a metacognition flash typing that sentence: The act of finding something beautiful in a terrible time reflects the poem’s message it self. I found writing in my depression. [Oh, the isometric beauty!]) The 14th stanza (I’ve put it in bold.) has become a mantra for me when life splits at the seems.
“When foreigners eat sushi, it really is peace, isn’t it.”- Jichan, 92 #sushipeace
Sensei: What is your favorite insect?
Student: My sister.